How to Host a Successful Online Event Amid COVID-19
Without a doubt, the pandemic is changing things nowadays and everyone must adapt to the new normal. Among the news of event cancellations and postponements, many businesses and event organizers are going virtual. Hosting online events comes with benefits such as safety for the attendees, audience retention, geographic problems and recouping financial losses. However, successful virtual events are not made overnight. Check out these tips to make sure that your virtual event experience is memorable not only for you but also for your audience.
- Find the right kind of virtual event suitable for your needs.
Not all virtual events are created equal, some are suitable for small group meetings while others can be used as a platform for bigger events. When looking for the right kind of virtual event, things to consider include the size of your event, the number of sessions, the number of participants and the engagement features that you would like to have. Save time and enjoy the convenience and flexibility of a fully integrated virtual event platform with Webplay Virtual Experience by Waveplay Interactive (https://waveplayinteractive.com/services/webplay-virtual-experience/). This is an online platform that offers everything you need from registration, video/livestream with polling and Q&A, chatroom, virtual photo booths and virtual video booths, and even provides your brand with custom-made interactive games that suit your campaign. Furthermore, this
browser-based experience has security access features to ensure only the invited guests can
enter, if you want to ensure the privacy.
- Make your online event interesting.
Your participants would not want to sit through a boring online event that is why it is important to spice things up. Include a mix of live-streamed and pre-recorded content and keep your attendees engaged. Popular engagement features for virtual events include Q&As, polls, chat boxes, quizzes, and note-taking. To make things more interesting, you can check out Waveplay Interactive’s Webplay AR (https://webplay-ar.com/webbypres). This is an exciting augmented reality tool that can be accessed through the web, without downloading any app. With just a click of a link, you can deliver an invite, present your product, create interactive games and many more. It is fully customizable and can be tailored according to the needs of your brand and business.
Virtual events are a powerful tool if you pick the right platform and utilize proper features. Contact us at Waveplay Interactive to learn more.